Robert Burns, Scotland’s National Bard, featured on a USSR Post commemorative postage stamp
Scots the world over celebrate the life of their National Bard, Robert Burns, on 25 January – the anniversary of his birth in 1759.
Visit the 10th International Literature Festival in Berlin – the focus this year is on eastern Europe.
This week: Samuel Pepys – and the whole business of keeping a personal journal.
We were delighted to hear that Terry Pratchett was given a knighthood in the 2009 New Year Honours for services to literature – a great way…
This week: Thud! Kay and Dave pay tribute to a favourite author: Sir Terry Pratchett.